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The LIV supports introduction of workplace manslaughter offence

The LIV supports introduction of workplace manslaughter offence

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The LIV supports introduction of workplace manslaughter offence

The Law Institute of Victoria has provided feedback to the Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS) on the Workplace Manslaughter Consultation Paper.

The LIV's response generally supports the introduction of a workplace manslaughter offence but also discusses the views of the LIV's Workplace Relations Law Committee, Criminal Law Executive Committee and Workers Compensation Committee.

The letter to the DJCS raises matters for consideration in drafting of the final legislation, such as attributing liability, negligence, and exceptions.

Read the full submission here.

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Workplace Relations Section
Michelle Luarte
mluarte@liv.asn.au

(3) 9607 9413


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